City Manager Jay Ash was among the welcoming party of Chelsea leaders who spoke to attendees of the Economy League of Greater Philadelphia’s recent Leadership Exchange visit.
At Chelsea City Hall, Ash (pictured right speaking to the audience), TND Director Ann Houston and Roca Chelsea Director Shannon McAuliffe discussed building community partnerships and the substantial results in Chelsea, including the drop in crime and the winning of the All-America City award. Mid- and senior-level leaders from multiple sectors attending the Chelsea tour, including the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Evaluations after the trip indicated that the Chelsea visit, which also included narrated bus tours by Ash and Houston, was the topped ranked activity for the Philly leaders.
Ash said he has heard back from many who have “fallen in love with Chelsea, just like we have!”